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Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1816?-1854 :[The Hobson album]. A meeting of visitors Mounganui. Tauraga in the distance. [1843?]

Reference Number: E-216-f-119

View of a powhiri or welcome between two Maori groups, outside Otumoetai Pa, with the outline of Mount Maunganui in the background at the east entrance to Tauranga Harbour. Both groups are standing with bowed heads (remembering the dead) and some of the hosts are raising their arms, while some of the guests are seated, some standing. Two of the guests are holding taiaha, while one holds a tewhatewha (weapons).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to Joseph Jenner Merrett, Otumoetai Pa (Tauranga), Otumoetai, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Powhiri, Maori - Social life and customs and Weapons, Maori.

Part of:
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845], Reference Number E-216-f (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Black ink and wash, 166 x 246 mm. Single art work

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